overripening

Lemma

overripening

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

State of exceeding the optimal harvest-time and resulting in cellular disorganization. 1

Nota

At optimal ripeness the fruit enjoys a 1:1 glucose/fructose balance, but glucose sugar levels actually taper off with overripening. […] Overripening also leads to loss of acidity and higher pH levels. 2

Overripening is exploited as a wine-making techology in the production of particular Spanish liqueur wines. 3

Contesto

As 'pourriture noble' is rarely found in the Jurançon, special ripeness is achieved by 'passerillage' (over-ripening of grapes on the vine). 4

Trascrizione fonetica

[ˌəʊvəˈrʌɪpnɪŋ], US [ˌoʊvə(r)ˈraɪpənɪŋ] 5

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Sinonimi: overmaturation 6, over-maturation 7, supermaturation 8.
Varianti: over ripening. 9

Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

Over = O.E. ofer, from P.Gmc. *uberi (cf. O.S. obar, O.Fris. over, O.N. yfir, O.H.G. ubar, Ger. über, Goth. ufar "over, above"), from PIE *uper.

Ripen = "to grow ripe," 1560s, from ripe (O.E. ripe "ready for reaping, fit for eating," from W.Gmc. *ripijaz (cf. M.Du. ripe, Du. rijp, O.H.G. rifi, Ger. reif); related to O.E. repan "to reap") + -en (suffix forming verbs (e.g. darken, weaken), from adjectives or from nouns, from O.E. -nian, from P.Gmc. *-inojan (cf. O.N. -na), from PIE adjectival suffix *-no-.).

-ing = suffix attached to verbs to mean their action, result, product, material, etc., from O.E. -ing, -ung, from P.Gmc. *unga (cf. O.N. -ing, Du. -ing, Ger. -ung). 10

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea per Traduttori e Interpreti

Data della scheda
Sun Sep 20 00:00:00 2020
Autore

Denise Cucci, rev. Chiara Barbagianni

Fonti

1 : «http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/5354946-description.html», (30/08/2007)

2 : «http://www.vascm.org/newsletter/05oct.pdf», (30/08/2007)

3 : «http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=17722886», (30/08/2007)

4 : «http://www.stevensgarnier.co.uk/wine?producercode=CAU01&style=ALL», (21/11/2011)

5 : «http://www.oed.com/», (21/11/2011)

6 : «http://www.grandictionnaire.com/btml/fra/r_motclef/index800_1.asp», (30/08/2007)

7 : «http://wine.appellationamerica.com/wine-review/165/Feature-Interview:--Napa-Valley-grower-Andy-Beckstoffer.html», (30/08/2007)

8 : «http://www.winedine.co.uk/page.php?cid=729&PHPSESSID=6d9cebe4197f3cbc2c1b00502915e976», (30/08/2007)

9 : «http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/5354946-description.html», (30/08/2007)

10 : «http://www.etymonline.com/», (21/11/2011)

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